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The Essence Tour Of Hangzhou

4-Day Hangzhou Essence Tour


This Hangzhou Essence Tour gives you a delight experience to explore the enchanting Hangzhou - "paradise under the heaven".Visiting Hangzhou is just like stepping into a traditional Chinese watercolor painting. During this Hangzhou Tour, you will see the willow-lined West Lake, the ancient pagodas and temples, and  the Xixi National wetland park,all of which have their own unique legends and stories.Hangzhou scenery is regarded as a graceful lady by Chinese.This tour illustrates the essence part of the city. So don't miss it.
Tour Code:HZ-03
Destination:Hangzhou
Departure Date:You Choose
Days:4 Days
  
Reasons of Choosing this Hangzhou Tour
  • To visit West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda,Xixi National Wetland Park, Hu Qingyu Hall Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Museum.
  • To enjoy yourself in The Former Residence of Hu Xueyan, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop.
 
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Hangzhou Airport Transfer (Hangzhou) L
Day 2 Arrive in Hangzhou West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda B,L
Day 3 Arrive in Hangzhou Xixi National Wetland Park, Hu Qingyu Hall Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Museum, The Former Residence of Hu Xueyan, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop B,L
Day 4 Depart Hangzhou Hotel to airport Transfer (Hangzhou) B

Itinerary of Hangzhou Tour

Day 1

Place & Transport:Arrive in Hangzhou, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Hangzhou)
Meals:/

Day 2

Place & Transport:Hangzhou
Today's Activities: West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Essence Tour Of Hangzhou:West Lake West Lake
Essence Tour Of Hangzhou:Lingyin Temple Lingyin Temple
Essence Tour Of Hangzhou: Six Harmonies Pagoda Six Harmonies Pagoda

West Lake:The West Lake is a like a shining pearl inlaid on the vast land of China, reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products. Legend has it that the West Lake was a heavenly jewel fallen to earth. Pragmatists insist that it is a mere lagoon on Hangzhou's western fringe. In any case, West Lake has inspired painters for centuries.
Lingyin Temple:Lingyin Temple is one of the ten most famous ancient Buddhist monasteries in China. The Hall of Mahavira (great hero) inside the temple is 33.6 meters in height, and the statue of Sakyamuni (563? - 483 BC) in the Hall, was carved out of 24 pieces of camphor wood. In front of the Hall are two pagodas of rock which were built in 960 AD of the Song Dynasty.
Six Harmonies Pagoda: The Six Harmonies Pagoda, under protection as a key national cultural relic today,was constructed first in 970 during the Northern Song Dynasty to suppress the tidewaters. Today the brick-and-wood structure of the Six Harmonies Pagoda remains largely intact.

Day 3
Essence Tour Of Hangzhou:Meijiawu Tea Village Meijiawu Tea Village

Place & Transport:Hangzhou
Today's Activities: Xixi National Wetland Park, Hu Qingyu Hall Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Museum, The Former Residence of Hu Xueyan, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Xixi National Wetland Park:Xixi National Wetland Park, the first and so far only National Wetland Park in China (8km from Hangzhou city), Xixi covers an area of 3.46 square kilometers and features abundant ecological resources, It includes many thousands of ponds, networks of streams and rivers, extensive reedbeds and ecological areas and provides rich examples of aspects of urban wetland, as well as agricultural and cultural wetland environments.
Hu Qingyu Hall Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Museum : Located at the Drum Tower grand street, Hangzhou City. Hu Qingyu Hall Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Museum is a professional museum of Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine and a key cultural relics and historic site under the protection of the government in China as well. The Huqingyu Tang Chinese Medicine Museum is the only Chinese herbal medicine museum in China housed in the ancient buildings of the famous Hangzhou Chinese herbal medicine shop. The exhibition halls introduce the origin, development, and application of traditional Chinese medicine and its role in the world history of medicine.
The Former Residence of Hu Xueyan : This Former Residence of Hu Xueyan, which lies in Hangzhou City of Zhejiang Province, was built in the 11th year (1872) of the reign of Emperor Tongzhi of the Qing Dynasty at enormous expense. It has a total area of 10.8 mu (one mu equals 0.7 ha), and a floor space of 5,815 sq m.
Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop:Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop and Farmhouse Tea Shop:Meijiawu Tea Village is located in the western part of West Lake scenic area. It has a history of over 600 years. Situated among lush green hills, it is a rustic, natural scenic spot. Visitors can have a tea culture experience by seeing tea picking and processing. It also showcases tea products of all kinds including Jasmine tea, Dragon Well tea, Green tea, Black tea, and Wulong tea. Visitor can buy tea in the farmhouse tea shop which is operated by local farmers.

Day 4

Place & Transport: Depart Hangzhou, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Hangzhou)
Meals:Breakfast.

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $1087 $688 $611 -
2-5 persons $594 $382 $348 $386/$157/$110/
6-9 persons $475 $271 $254 $386/$157/$110/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $1283 $764 $611 -
2-5 persons $679 $424 $348 $503/$195/$110/
6-9 persons $594 $314 $254 $503/$195/$110/

Hotels Arranged in this Hangzhou Tour


City Superior Deluxe Economy
Hangzhou ofitel Westlake Hangzhou (or same class) Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua (or same class) Enjoyor Hotel (or same class)
Booking Notes:
1.Price are for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
2.The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this Hangzhou Tour

Price Inclusions:
  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotels fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Between airports and hotels Luggage Transfers
  • Arrangements
Price Exclusion:
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
Remark for this Hangzhou Tour
Wear casually with comfortable sport shoes and pay attention to the weather

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